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MSNBC
Jan 16, 2011 7:30am EST
brett snow don have also been able to keep costs down at their ultralight, ublanket. >> he does the hardware, i do the software. >> the pair took to the webs to start making blankets out of old t-shirts. they had the business up and running in no time. >> we hired a seamstress who was able to do the sewing and manufacturing. i worked at building the site. it was about a one-month start-up. >> looking to look and grow our manufacturing falt, but keeping with the ultralight motto, we decided to outsource the work. >> the pair says it's helped them streamline their operations. >> neither brett or i could sew, so it was definitely a learning experience at the beginning and we've wednesday able to kind of understand what needs to happen. and also work on ways to speed up the process. >> so far, customers have learned about ublanket through online searches, friends and family and social media. >> we have not spent $1 on advertising yet. >> spencer frye and his business partners haven't spent a dollar on advertising, either. >> carbonmade is an online portfolio business to display thei
MSNBC
Jan 22, 2011 5:30am EST
and his partner bret snowden have also been able to keep costs down at ublanket. >> my background is computer science. his background is mechanical and electrical engineering. he does the hardware, i do the software. >> the pair took to the web to make blankets out of old t-shirts. they had the business running in no time. >> we hired a seamstress who was able to do the sewing, manufacturing for us. and i worked on building the site. it was about a one-month startup. originally looking to grow and build our own manufacturing facility but keeping with the trawl light motto, we decided to outsource and contract the work. >> the two are the only staffers. but the pair says that has actually helped them streamline their operations. >> neither bret or i could sew, so it was a learning experience the beginning of this. you know, we've been able to understand what needs to happen. and also work on ways to improve and speed up the process. >> so far, customers have learned about ublanket through online searches, social media, and friends and family. >> we have not spent a dollar on advert
MSNBC
Jan 26, 2011 12:00pm EST
send in their own t-shirts and they would make them into blankets. they started u-blanket. outsourced the sewing and advertised on social media. in less than one month they became profitable. man: (shouting) my new windows phone can go from my pocket to taking a picture in seconds. what up, dave! i just point, shoot and post to facebook. so instead of fumbling to open my camera app like dave here, i can put my phone away, and open my parachute. open yours, dave! (pause) hey is it cool if i date emily when you're... ah, nevermind! vo: now for a limited time, get a samsung focus for $99.99, at at&t. you can make a big difference. did you know that by march 1st, more than $50 million can be earned by schools just like yours! buy participating products now, to earn your school's share of more than $50 million! with beauty... ♪ ...and brains. now get a samsung focus™ for only $99.99. only from at&t. rethink possible. >>> a suspected burglar makes a brazen escape from police custody by diving out the window of a moving squad car. the 20-year-old complained of being sick while being tran
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2011 3:00pm EST
into blankets. they started u-blanket, got the word out via social media. after one month they became profitable. watch "your business" sunday mornings 7:30 on msnbc. at purina one, we want your cat to be as healthy as possible. so we set out to discover the nutritional science in some of nature's best ingredients. that's how we created purina one with smartblend. nutritionally optimized with real salmon, wholesome grains, and essential antioxidants for strong muscles, vital energy, a healthy immune system, and a real difference in your cat. purina one with smartblend. discover what one can do. what was i thinking? but i was still skating on thin ice with my cholesterol. anyone with high cholesterol may be at increased risk of heart attack. diet and exercise weren't enough for me. i stopped kidding myself. i've been eating healthier, exercising more and now i'm also taking lipitor. if you've been kidding yourself about high cholesterol, stop. lipitor is a cholesterol-lowering medication, fda approved to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in patients who have heart disease or risk factors
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2011 2:00pm EST
-shirts and they'd make them into blankets. they started u-blanket and got the word out via social media. after one month they became profitable. for more, watch "your business" sunday mornings at 7:30 on msnbc. [ male announcer ] this is lara. her morning begins with arthritis pain. that's a coffee and two pills. the afternoon tour begins with more pain and more pills. the evening guests arrive. back to sore knees. back to more pills. the day is done but hang on... her doctor recommended aleve. just 2 pills can keep arthritis pain away all day with fewer pills than tylenol. this is lara who chose 2 aleve and fewer pills for a day free of pain. and get the all day pain relief of aleve in liquid gels. prepare to be twisted, licked, and dunked. get 'em boys! ♪ ♪ [ all slurping ] [ whistle blows ] winner! come on ref! mcenroe?! mcenroe?! mcenroe?! i thought you retired? this isn't the end! ♪ >>> state of the union, the president delivers his goals for the country but do they match your own? >>> protecting police. a rash of officer deaths, is there an unfair fight for the streets today? >>> bounc
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